Died on November 11

405 Arsacius of Tarsus the intruding archbishop of Constantinople from 404 up to 405, after the violent expulsion of John Chrysostom.
489 Pope Peter III of Alexandria the 27th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of Mark.
1028 Constantine VIII reigning Byzantine Emperor from 15 December 1025 until his death. He was the son of the Emperor Romanos II and Theophano, and the younger brother of the eminent Basil II, who died childless and thus left the rule of the Byzantine Empire in his hands
1034 Oldřich Duke of Bohemia the Duke of Bohemia from 1012 to 1033 and briefly in 1034. He was a son of Boleslaus II and brother of Boleslaus III and Jaromír
1048 Adalbert Duke of Lorraine the Duke of Upper Lorraine from 1047 until his death. He was the first son of Gerard de Bouzonville , Count of Metz, and Gisela
1089 Peter Igneus an Italian Benedictine monk of the congregation of the Vallombrosians, abbot and Cardinal Bishop of Albano. He is often referred to as a member of the Aldobrandini family but this familiar denomination is not attested in the contemporary sources
1096 Werner I Count of Habsburg The great-great-great-great-grandfather of Rudolph I of Germany
1130 Theresa Countess of Portugal the Countess of Portugal. She rebelled against vassalage to the Kingdom of León, and was referred to as Queen of Portugal by the pope in 1116, but was forced to accept Portugal's status as a county subject to León in 1121. Her political and amorous affairs with Galician nobleman Fernando Pérez de Traba led to her ouster by her son, Afonso Henriques, who with the support of the Portuguese nobility and clergy defeated her at the Battle of São Mamede in 1128
1189 William II of Sicily king of Sicily from 1166 to 1189. William's character is very indistinct. Lacking in military enterprise, secluded and pleasure-loving, he seldom emerged from his palace life at Palermo. Yet his reign is marked by an ambitious foreign policy and a vigorous diplomacy. Champion of the papacy and in secret league with the Lombard cities he was able to defy the common enemy, Frederick I Barbarossa. In the Divine Comedy, Dante places William II in Paradise. He is also referred to in Boccaccio's Decameron
1319 Beatrice of Luxembourg the youngest child of Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor and his wife, Margaret of Brabant. Her two siblings were John of Luxembourg and Marie of Luxembourg, Queen of France
1331 Stephen Uroš III Dečanski of Serbia the King of Serbia from 6 January 1322 to 8 September 1331. He was the son of King Stephen Milutin. Stephen Uroš III defeated several of his family members who wanted to take the throne. He took his epithet Dečanski from the great monastery he built at Dečani
1375 Edward le Despencer 1st Baron le Despencer the son of another Edward le Despenser and Anne, sister of Henry, Lord Ferrers of Groby. He succeeded as Lord of Glamorgan in 1349
1405 Princess Milica of Serbia a royal consort of Serbia. Her husband was Serbian Prince Lazar and her children included despot Stefan Lazarević, and Jelena Lazarević, whose husband was Đurađ II Balšić. She is the author of "A Mother's Prayer" and a famously moving poem of mourning for her husband, My Widowhood's Bridegroom
1462 Anne of Cyprus the daughter of King Janus of Cyprus and Charlotte of Bourbon; and a member of the celebrated Lusignan crusader dynasty. She was Duchess of Savoy as the wife of Louis, Duke of Savoy
1484 Luigi Pulci converted to Christianity by Orlando and follows the knight in many adventures.
1510 Bohuslav Hasištejnský z Lobkovic a nobleman, writer and humanist of old Bohemian family of Lobkovic.
1561 Hans Tausen born at Birkende on Funen in 1494 and died in Ribe in 1561. He published the first translation of the Pentateuch into Danish in 1535
1623 Philippe de Mornay a French Protestant writer and member of the anti-monarchist Monarchomaques.
1638 Cornelis van Haarlem one of the leading Northern Mannerist artists in The Netherlands, and an important forerunner of Frans Hals as a portraitist.
1661 David Ryckaert III a Flemish Baroque painter. He started his career as a landscape painter but later specialized in genre paintings
1675 Guru Tegh Bahadur also known as Hind-di-Chaadar for protecting Hindus and Sikhs against forced conversion in the hands of Muslims under Aurangzeb, became the 9th Guru of Sikhs on 16 April 1664, a position earlier occupied by his grand-nephew, Guru Har Krishan. Guru Tegh Bahadur was executed on the orders of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Delhi for resisting the forced conversions of Hindus in Kashmir
1675 Thomas Willis an English doctor who played an important part in the history of anatomy, neurology and psychiatry. He was a founding member of the Royal Society
1677 Barbara Strozzi an Italian Baroque singer and composer.
1724 Joseph Blake (criminal) an 18th-century English highwayman and felon.
1727 Johann Andreas Eisenbarth a German surgeon who was a native of Oberviechtach, Bavaria.
1750 Apostolo Zeno a Venetian poet, librettist, journalist, and man of letters.
1751 Julien Offray de La Mettrie a French physician and philosopher, and one of the earliest of the French materialists of the Enlightenment. He is best known for his work L'homme machine "Machine man". or "The Human Mechanism"
1798 Friedrich Karl von Moser a German jurist, state journalist and a politician.
1806 Fra Diavolo the popular name given to Michele Pezza, a famous Neapolitan guerrilla leader who resisted the French occupation of Naples, proving an “inspirational practitioner of popular insurrection”. Pezza figures prominently in folk lore and fiction. He appears in several works of Alexandre Dumas, including The Last Cavalier: Being the Adventures of Count Sainte-hermine in the Age of Napoleon, not published until 2007 and in Washington Irving's short story "The Inn at Terracina"
1806 Joseph Gottlieb Kölreuter a German botanist.
1810 Johann Zoffany a German neoclassical painter, active mainly in England. His works appear in many prominent British National galleries such as the National Gallery, London, the Tate Gallery and in the Royal Collection
1812 Platon Levshin the Metropolitan of Moscow from 1775 to 1812. He personifies the Age of Enlightenment in the Russian Orthodox Church
1813 Dominik Hieronim Radziwiłł Polish-Lithuanian nobleman.
1815 Pierre-Louis Ginguené a French author.
1816 Elżbieta Czartoryska (1736–1816) a Polish noblewoman.
1831 Ignác Gyulay a Hungarian military officer, joined the army of Habsburg Austria, fought against Ottoman Turkey, and became a general officer during the French Revolutionary Wars. From 1806 he held the title of Ban of Croatia. In the struggle against the First French Empire during Napoleonic Wars, he commanded army corps. At the time of his death, he presided over the Hofkriegsrat, the Austrian Council of War
1831 Nat Turner an African-American slave who led a slave rebellion of slaves and free blacks in Southampton County, Virginia on August 21, 1831 that resulted in 60 white deaths. Whites organized militias and called out regular troops to suppress the rising; in addition, mobs attacked blacks in the area, killing an estimated total of 100-200, many not involved at all with the revolt
1831 Pietro Colletta a Neapolitan general and historian, entered the Neapolitan artillery in 1796 and took part in the campaign against the French in 1798.
1841 Catherine McAuley an Irish nun, who founded the Sisters of Mercy in 1831. The Order has always been associated with teaching, especially in Ireland, where the nuns taught Catholics at a time when education was mainly reserved for members of the established Church of Ireland
1850 Jean-Baptiste Solignac a French general, and the brother-in-law of Marshal Jean-Baptiste Jourdan.
1851 Konstantin Igelström Gustavovich Igelström Russian Decembrist from the noble Swedish family of Igelström.
1855 Søren Kierkegaard widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher. He wrote critical texts on organized religion, Christendom, morality, ethics, psychology and philosophy of religion, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and parables. Much of his philosophical work deals with the issues of how one lives as a "single individual", giving priority to concrete human reality over abstract thinking, and highlighting the importance of personal choice and commitment. He was a fierce critic of idealist intellectuals and philosophers of his time, such as Swedenborg, Hegel, Goethe, Fichte, Schelling, Schlegel, and Hans Christian Andersen
1861 Pedro V of Portugal King of Portugal from 1853 to 1861.
1862 James Madison Porter the 18th United States Secretary of War and a founder of Lafayette College.
1864 John Ramsay McCulloch widely regarded as the leader of the Ricardian school of economists after the death of David Ricardo in 1823. He was appointed the first professor of political economy at University College London in 1828. He wrote extensively on economic policy, and was a pioneer in the collection, statistical analysis and publication of economic data
1868 Horace Mann Jr. an American botanist, son of the man considered "father of American Public Education". His mother was one of the famous Peabody Sisters Mary Tyler Peabody Mann. Mentored in botany by Henry David Thoreau, whom he accompanied on an expedition to Minnesota, Mann took classes in zoology with Louis Agassiz and assisted William Tufts Brigham botanize the Hawaiian Islands. Mann was to have headed the botanical garden at Harvard, but died of tuberculosis at age twenty-four. His own herbarium was purchased by Cornell University and became the basis of that university's collection. He is credited with the discovery of more than 100 species
1869 Robert J. Walker an American economist and statesman.
1878 Stjepan Mitrov Ljubiša a Serbian writer and politician. He is famous for his unique short stories, generally ranked among the masterpieces of Serbian literature in its day. These stories are also a symbol of the Serbian rebirth, both for its patriotic message and because it was a fundamental milestone in the Serbian language reform
1878 William Carrick a Scottish-Russian artist and photographer. The son of a timber merchant, Andrew Carrick , and Jessie née Lauder, he was born in Edinburgh on 23 December 1827. Only a few weeks old, the Carrick family took William with them to the port of Kronstadt in the Gulf of Finland. Andrew had been trading with this port for some time, and the family would stay there for 16 years
1880 Lucretia Mott an American Quaker, abolitionist, a women's rights activist, and a social reformer.